Mo Ibrahim Foundation Academy Fellowship 2023-2024

Mo Ibrahim Foundation Academy Fellowship 2023-2024

Apply for the Mo Ibrahim Foundation Academy Fellowship 2023-2024 – a 10-month research & leadership program at Chatham House for African professionals in international affairs.

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation Academy Fellowship 2023-2024 is now open for applications. This prestigious fellowship, a joint initiative with the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, offers early-to-mid-career professionals from African countries the opportunity to spend ten months at Chatham House. Fellows will work on an individual research project of their choice, take part in the core work of the Institute, develop their leadership skills, and expand their professional network in the field of international affairs.

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Programme Structure:

Fellows’ time will be divided into three key areas:Personal Research Project (60%): Fellows will design and complete a project with guidance from a Chatham House expert.
Leadership Programme (20%): This aims to develop fellows’ knowledge, network, self-awareness, and essential skills for future leadership roles.
Contribution to Ongoing Research Activities (20%): Fellows will work with their host research team and other Chatham House teams to contribute to existing research priorities.
Leadership Programme Components:Intensive Induction Week
Discussion Seminars
Leadership Workshops
Project Presentations
Personal Development Coaching
Media Training
‘Leadership in the 21st Century’ Breakfast Briefings
Career Mentoring (optional)
Benefits:Monthly stipend of £2,365 to cover London living costs
Coverage of relocation, visas, UK Immigration Healthcare Surcharge, fieldwork, travel, research activities, and potential publication costs
Eligibility:Open to citizens of any African country or those holding dual nationality with an African country
Must hold a completed BA degree or equivalent and have research experience
Early-to-mid-career professionals from academia, NGOs, business, government, civil society, or media
No age restrictions

Applicants must submit their CV/résumé, names of two referees, and a proposal for a research project. For more information and to apply, visit the Mo Ibrahim Foundation Academy Fellowship website. The deadline for applications is May 5, 2023.


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